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Well, Bout of Books is officially over! It was fun and interesting, I just wish I could have taken part in more of it. I never got much chance to visit other blogs participating, beyond those I currently follow, and I also never got the chance to participate in any of the mini-challenges. Truth be told, life really got in my way; I didn’t even read as much as I desired to, especially over the weekend. Still, I read quite a bit and made some good progress with my reading overall.
So, how’d I do? Well if you remember from my goals post, I wanted to read 3 books, read all of Dragon’s Keep, and make a good dent in Doctor Sleep. I decided in my starting point post that I would quantify “3 books” based on the number of pages (250 being the average length of a novel), since I’m always in the middle of reading multiple books. I aimed high with 1000 pages, but was hoping for at least 750. Drumroll please…..
I got super close to completing all my goals, only about 60 pages away. Honestly, I could have done it, but I did about zero reading on Saturday, which is what killed me. Oh well, I still did more reading than usual, and that’s what counts. And, in case you were wondering, here’s my overall book progress. As you can see, I wasn’t really in the mood to pick up two of these during my week of reading, that tends to be how it goes for me sometimes.
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